The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
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A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
A leader is a dealer in hope.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
No matter where you go, there you are.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
There are never enough I Love You's.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
Change your thoughts, change your life.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
Anonymity is your friend. Hmmm.. If someone adds an item to this list without knowing who "Larry" is... Is this still a list of Larryisms?
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.